Landmark Ruling From SCOTUS

Today marked a landmark ruling from SCOTUS.  However, while the most impactful today’s ruling regarding same-sex marriages was not the only significant ruling this week. Today’s ruling will end same-sex marriage bans.  The 5-4 split turned on  Justice Kennedy‘s majority OBERGEFELL Opinion.  Kennedy’s twenty-eight page opinion begins with a vast historical background of marriage and the…

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SCOTUS Announces It Will Not Hear Same-Sex Marriage Cases This Term

This morning SCOTUS  announced it will not hear any of the seven same-sex marriage cases as requested from the lower Circuits.  This likely means that there will be a spike in State’s that recognize same-sex marriages, particularly in the Circuits where these petitions for certiorari originated from.  This is primarily because the States in those circuits are now bound…

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Should An Undocumented Immigrant Be Allowed To Practice Law?

Sergio Garcia graduated law school in California, like most law school graduates, he sat for the bar exam and submitted his moral character application.   He graduated from Cal North School of Law (a California accredited law school).  He passed the bar exam and the California State Bar deemed him to be of moral character.…

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